Tube? (was: Re: Subway!)

Natalie Maynor maynor at CS.MSSTATE.EDU
Fri Jun 9 22:32:26 UTC 2000

Aaron Drews asks:

> Does "tube" have a [j] (or [y], depending on convention) in any American
> dialects?

Yes.  It's [tjub] in my Mississippi dialect.

   --Natalie Maynor (maynor at

PS: I don't see the trains on the Picadilly Line as angry at all.
That's my favorite line.  It's especially exciting to watch the
Cockfosters train as it races into or out of a tube.  That's
vitality, not anger.

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